diphthong

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a vowel sound that starts near the articulatory position for one vowel and moves toward the position for another

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Twenty English-speaking participants (potentially more by the time the paper is presented) divided into three proficiency levels completed a syllabification task for a set of Spanish words, half cognates and half non-cognates, the purpose being to collect their intuitions about vocalic sequences that native speakers judge as diphthongs.
12) These calculations are made counting the diphthongs that appear inside words (e.
Craindre is perceived as the diphthong /aa:/, ceindre as the diphthong /ei:/, and point as the diphthong /oi:/.
Ich halte es fur denkbar, dass einige im Estnischen und Finnischen aufgespurte eventuelle Baltismen die monophthongierte Zwischenstufe *e des urbaltischen Diphthongs ei widerspiegeln: ostbalt.
could be used to practice with problems with English diphthongs /ei/, /ai/, /a[?
A LINGUISTIC EXPERT HAS REVEALED WHY THE GEORDIE ACCENT IS ABOUT THE MOST DIFFICULT DIALECT TO COPY IN THE COUNTRY - IT'S ALL TO DO WITH DIPHTHONGS, AND IS FEATURED IN HIS NEW BOOK, CALLED "YOU SAY POTATO".
Hrabanus's presentation of diphthongs and long vowels shortened by a hiatus is the one occasion where he actually seems to follow Bede's dichotomy of "pagan" and "Christian" techniques and even extends it so as to make it stricter.
In this section, MP phoneme comparison with the ISP first performed on vowels phoneme, diphthongs and next on consonants phoneme and semi-vowel phoneme.
E importante notar que o comprimento dos nove ditongos e identico ao das vogais longas tendo em conta que os ditongos sao tambem considerados vogais longas ou tense diphthongs.
So, in our research we propose to integrate Rule-based and Ohman coarticulation models to visualize pure Lithuanian diphthongs.
Long vowels are assumed here to have a single vowel quality with two moras, and diphthongs, also bimoraic, can be composed of any non-high vowel plus a high vowel, or ui, following the analysis of diphthongs in (Mosel & Hovdhaugen 1992).
The analysis of the data for oral vowels has been done by using Praat software, nasal vowel by using phonological analysis and diphthongs involve the use of both mentioned above.
He provides an interesting and acceptable transliteration for consonants, diphthongs, and vowel sounds with accents and some underlining to distinguish the omega from the omicron.
A tendency to shorten diphthongs and to leave out the second element in a diphthong e.
By lacking awkward diphthongs and double consonants like -ph-, banananames tend to be more amenable to palindroming.